Edward Gardner
Photo:B. Ealovega

The London Philharmonic Orchestra has announced that Edward Gardner, 44, will succeed Vladimir Jurowski as Principal Conductor at the beginning of the 2021/22 season. The contract is set to run for 5 years. He will be the first British in this position since John Pritchard in the 1960s. Since 2015, Gardner is chief conductor of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. He was the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s principal guest conductor from 2011 to 2016.

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